Advocate staff file photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- LSU mascot Mike the Tiger sun bathes in his habitat on LSU's campus in Baton Rouge

LSU’s live Bengal tiger and its band are the focus of the SEC Network’s school-specific spot for LSU, ESPN and the Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday morning. The Golden Band from Tigerland and Mike VI are central in the 39-second spot, which will run across ESPN platforms as well as locally across school-owned assets. The SEC Network is set to debut Aug. 14.